1998 (January 16)
Official Gazette No. 43219 of January 21, 1998
Whereby genealogical titles are regulated, exhibitions, shows for pure breeds of livestock horses and cattle sector and mechanisms for protection and propagation are created. Summary
THE CONGRESS OF COLOMBIA DECREES:
ARTICLE 1o. RACE. It is meant by race group of animals of the same species, formed with human intervention, under certain economic conditions, which have a common history of origin and development, and a same requirements of production technology and adaptability to natural conditions. A race differs from another by their phenotypic and genotypic traits, translated these into production characteristics and anatomical conformation, which is stably transmitted to their descendants.
. Studbook. The official studbook is the magnetic file copying or medium in which they settle, recorded or officially enrolled in an orderly and sequential records purebred animals.
The officers authorized to carry studbooks, entities certification issued to owners of animals or to whom they delegate on the information and facts contained in books and records.
ARTICLE 3o. Particular signal. In the case of registration of copies breed of horses, is established as a particular sign each copy your air or step mode. In the case of registration of specimens of cattle, they are set as individual signals each, racial or phenotypic characteristics.
. DELEGATION. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will carry the official herd books and may delegate the most representative of each breed of horses and cattle organizations, for their official capacity, open, register and bring the herd books of pure breeds of the country or imported, like, to issue the certificates, provided that the delegate entity meets the following requirements:
a) to have legal status in force;
B) Have a nationally representative;
C) Have a technical, operational and locational adequate and qualified staff organized and infrastructure;
D) Have managers excellent reputation and moral standing, to ensure their seriousness;
E) Have been for at least ten (10) years, family books and records of copies of one or more pure breeds.
PARAGRAFO 1o. one book for each of the pure breeds of cattle will be. Equine purebreds will be a book by the most representative body, except for the English thoroughbred horses, shooting, sport horses and the pony to be led by their respective association. These shall be countersigned every five (5) years by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and will remain in custody and responsibility of the delegated entity.
PARAGRAFO 2o. For registration in each studbook animal breeder must submit the following documents:
a) Application for registration in the corresponding genealogical book;
B) Certificate issued by an association of pure race, which must contain the following information: name, sex, color, identification -Tattoo animal, photography, plate or diagram according to the race-, place and date of birth, ancestry, distinguishing marks, name of breeder and owner.
The 5th ARTICLE. BREEDER. For purposes of this law, breeder means the owner of the mother at the birth of the product.
. REGISTRY. Received documentation duly animal shall be immediately registered.
PARAGRAFO. Delegated entities shall not process applications for registration backed with certificates to submit corrections, erasures, lack of stamp or any alteration to cast doubt on its validity, or those coming from associations other than pure-bred or have no personality legal force.
Article 7. CERTIFICATE. The certificate issued by the delegated entities shall contain the following information: copy breed, name, sex, color, identification -Tattoo animal, photography, plate or diagram by race, place and date of birth -city and country- ancestry , particular signals, breeder, purebred association issuing the certificate, registration number in the respective association and date of issue of the certificate.
. VIGILANCE. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will oversee the management system of official herd books and certifications animals born in the country or imported. For this purpose, it may make visits to different associations to review and evaluate the procedures used in handling specimens corresponding to purebreds information, and recommend adjustments deemed appropriate.
Article 9. Create the Colombian Commission of English Thoroughbred Racing Blood, PSI, which shall consist of:
1. A representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
2. The President of the Colombian Association of Horse Breeders, PSI, or a representative of the association, appointed by the board.
3. The President of the association representative form of sub owners of racehorses or a representative appointed by the board.
4. The President of the most representative form of association subsector racetracks operating in the country or a representative appointed by them.
5. The President of the most representative form of association subsector trainers and jockeys duly accepted by racetracks operating in the country or a representative appointed by the board.
PARAGRAFO 1o. The Colombian Association of Horse Breeders, PSI, or his substitute, will be secretary of the Colombian Commission of Horse Racing, PSI.
PARAGRAFO 2o. The Colombian Commission of Horse Racing, PSI, can operate and make decisions within their competence, while other forms of association to conform referred to in paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of this article.
ARTICLE 10. The Colombian Commission of Horse Racing, PSI will have the following features:
1. Develop their own bylaws.
2. Regulate everything related to the show horse racing at racetracks, according to international standards.
ARTICLE 11. EXHIBITS. All associations of breeders of livestock subsector will organize national or regional exhibitions; for this purpose the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, through the ICA, shall issue the respective health regulations.
research programs. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, together with the Higher Education Institutions and Associations of horses and cattle subsector, designed and put in place plans and research programs aimed at spreading and improving these pure races, production, marketing and promotion of the consumption of their products subsectors horses and cattle, paying special attention Colombian landraces.
health programs. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, through the corresponding attached entity, jointly with the National Fund Livestock and Fedequinas, designed and put in place plans and health programs for immediate implementation, in order to decrease until the final eradication diseases affecting the livestock subsector and horses, to preserve and propagate these pure breeds and thus meet international sanitary requirements to participate in these markets competitiveness.
ARTICLE 14. RECOGNITION. Books, records and certificates breed associations have been carried properly, according assessment and favorable opinion of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, will be validated until the entry into force of this law.
ARTICLE 15. PRESERVATION
landrace. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will ensure the preservation of the pure breeds of horses and cattle, especially the Creole controlling the sale of the most representative outward players. In the case of exports the Ministry of Agriculture will control the sale requiring an export license for the respective association purebreds.
ARTICLE 16. EXCHANGE
. The Government, together with associations of horses and cattle, integrated and continuous strategies designed to promote and foster the exchange of science and technology with other countries.
ARTICLE 17. EFFECTIVE DATE. This law governs from the date of its enactment and repeal all provisions that are contrary.
The President of the honorable Senate,
Amylkar Acosta Medina.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate, Pedro Pumarejo
The President of the honorable House of Representatives, Carlos Ardila
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives,
Diego Vivas Tafur.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
published and execute.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, 16 January 1998. Carlos Lemos Simmonds
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Antonio Eduardo Gómez